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Title Social theory, social change and social work / edited by Nigel Parton.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 1996.

Series The state of welfare
State of welfare.
Subject Social service -- Great Britain.
Social service -- Great Britain -- Methodology.
Social change -- Great Britain.
Public welfare administration -- Great Britain.
Alt Name Parton, Nigel,
Description 1 online resource (viii, 238 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-229) and indexes.
Contents Social theory, social change and social work : an introduction / Nigel Parton -- Social work through the looking glass / Jeff Hopkins -- After social work? / John Clarke -- Postmodernism, feminism and the question of difference / Fiona Willams -- Surface and depth in social-work practice / David Howe -- Social, risk and 'the blaming system' / Nigel Parton -- Telling tales : probation in the contemporary social formation / Robert Harris -- The future of social work with older people in a changing world / Judith Phillips -- Social work with children and families : from child welfarfe to child protection / Olive Otway -- Regulation for radicals : the state, CCETSW and the academy / David Webb -- Anti-intellectualism and the peculiarities of British social work education / Chris Jones.
Summary Social work is currently experiencing an important period of change - in its priorities, organization and daily practices. This book considers issues of central significance to everyone interested in the theory, policy, and practice of social work.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780203433515 (electronic bk.)
0203433513 (electronic bk.)
0415126975 (hbk.)
0415126983 (pbk.)
OCLC # 647373036
Additional Format Print version: Social theory, social change and social work. London ; New York : Routledge, 1996 (DLC) 95031962

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